Luis Pescetti

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Luis María Pescetti
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Luis Pescetti in 2011
Born (1958-01-15) January 15, 1958 (age 59)
San Jorge, Santa Fe, Argentina
Nationality Argentinian
Occupation Writer, musician, actor

Luis María Pescetti (born January 15, 1958) is an Argentinian novelist, essayist, musician and actor.[1]


He received the Casa de las Américas Prize in 1997, The White Ravens award in the years 1998, 2001, and 2005 (given by the Internationale Jugendbibliothek) and three premios Gardel.[2][3][4][5][6] In 2010 he gave a TED conference on humor, childhood and identity.[7] That same year he was awarded with the Latin Grammy Award to Best Latin Children's Album, and the ALIJA Great Prize (IBBY Argentina) for his book Cartas al Rey de la Cabina (Letters to the King of the Cabin, still unpublished in English).[8][9] In 2011 he was given the Konex Award for his work in the field of children and youth literature and music.[10]




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  1. ^ Educared
  2. ^ "The White Ravens". 
  3. ^ Guerriero, Leila (August 9, 2002). "Cómo amotinar a los niños". La Nación. 
  4. ^ Melgarejo, Graciela (October 29, 2010). "Entre dos mundos". ADN Cultura. 
  5. ^ "Luis Pescetti ganó el Premio Gardel 2014 al Mejor Álbum Infantil". 
  6. ^ "Luis Pescetti ganó el Premio Gardel". 
  7. ^ "Luis Pescetti: el humor y el alivio de ser quienes somos". 
  8. ^ Garff, Juan (November 13, 2010). "Luis Pescetti, el ganador del Grammy". La Nación. 
  9. ^ "Premios ALIJA 2010". October 25, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Luis Pescetti".